Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Alphaquiz # 4

Alphaquiz # 4

1. Who was the chief architect of Burj Khalifa - the tallest building in the world to date?

2. What is the title of the HORROR film starring Maria Ozawa released in 2009?

3. What song co-written by Lady Gaga was included as a bonus track on Britney Spears' album Circus?

4. Who was the only British Governor of Manila during the British occupation of the Seven Years' War from 1762-1764?

5. What is the international name of typhoon Ondoy?

6. What essential vitamin was discovered by Christian Eijkman in 1929?

7. A Band Apart is the production company of which famous actor-director?

8. The film Starship Troopers was based on the novel written by who?

9. Aside from Ireland St. Patrick is the patron saint of which country?

10. "Houston, we've had a problem here" was uttered by which Apollo XIII astronaut?

11. Who is the Filipina-Mexican best known for being an Octagon girl for the UFC?

12. Which Dominican friar founded the University of Sto Thomas in 1611?

13. Who sung the original version of "Don't Cry For Me Argentina" popularize by Madonna?

14. What synthetic fiber is mostly used in cigarette filters?

15. What is the name of the first Pinoy Big Brother grand winner?

16. C.D.O. brand is known for their corned beef products and other food varieties. But what is the name of the owner which is also what the acronym stands for?

17. In Marvel universe, what experimental metal was used to construct Captain America's shield?

18. What is the largest lake in the Philippines?

19. Which city in Austria hosted the 1964 and 1976 Winter Olympics?

20. Who invented the Blackberry mobile phone?


1. Adrian Smith
2. Invitation Only
3. Quicksand
4. Dawsonne Drake
5. Ketsana
6. Vitamin B
7. Quentin Tarantino
8. Robert Heinlein
9. Nigeria
10. Jack Swigert
11. Arianny Celeste
12. Miguel de Benavides
13. Julie Covington
14. Cellulose acetate
15. Nene Tamayo
16. Corazon Dayro Ong
17. Vibranium-iron alloy
18. Laguna De Bay
19. Innsbruck
20. Mike Lazaridis

Wednesday, March 9, 2011

Alphaquiz # 3

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Alphaquiz # 3

1. The Gregorian calendar used worldwide today was the brainchild of which German mathematician adopted in 1582?

2. What kind of nut is native to Australia?

3. Who translated the first Bible into Philippine language in 1901?

4. Who sculpted the Our Lady of Edsa Shrine our national symbol of democracy?

5. Who choreographed those amazing, lighter-than-air martial art scenes in Matrix trilogy, Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, and Kill Bill movies?

6. In Norse mythology, the first man and woman was created from what kind of tree?

7. Who had the honor of having the most win, total of 26, in the history of Oscar awards?

8. What is Ajinomoto literally means in English?

9. Inside which building in Makati was the first Fitness First club established in 2001?

10. What is the name of Cebu province between the 13th and 16th century?

11. Which Hollywood actress married to Matthew Broderick was a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador for the United States?

12. What is the biggest size of Starbucks coffee larger than Venti?

13. What 9 letter word means fake or fraud and goes back to a name for person from Correto, Italy?

14. Who created the graphic novel Hellboy where the film with the same title was based?

15. The pop group Aqua originated from which European country?

16. Which TV, radio, and podcast personality claim to fame as the "Philippine Genius"?

17. What is the capital of Sarangani province?

18. Who was the first female Philippine senator?

19. Who was charged as guilty of abducting and killing of Charles Lindbergh's 19-month-old son in the trial dubbed as the Crime of the 20th Century?

20. Which actor play the role of R2 D2 in Star Wars movies?


1. Christpher Clavius
2. macadamia
3. Pascual Poblete
4. Virginia Ty-Navarro
5. Yuen Woo-ping
6. Ash tree
7. Walt Disney
8. Essence of Taste
9. Robinsons Summit Center
10. Zubu (or Sugbo)
11. Sarah Jessica Parker
12. Trenta
13. charlatan
14. Mike Mignola
15. Denmark
16. Mo Twister
17. Alabel
18. Geronima Pecson
19. Bruno Hauptman
20. Kenny Baker